Umbilical Pilonidal Sinus: A Case Report

Nezih Akkapulu, Yusuf   Tanrikulu


Pilonidal sinus disease is a recurrent and chronic disorder that can be observed in the periumbilical area although commonly seen in sacrococygeal region. Sinus excision with reconstruction of the umbilicus is a surgical option for treatment of umbilical pilonidal sinus disease. We report a case of 21-year-old male patient with umbilical pilonidal sinus that was treated by sinus excision with reconstruction of the umbilicus, which is an agreeable and alternative treatment option of umbilectomy.



Umbilical pilonidal sinus; Sinus excision; Umbilicus reconstruction

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